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A video on social media purportedly showing a man beating his ex-wife in front of their five-year-old child pushed Turkey to legally tackle violence against women

A new interview shows a shift in Turkey's policy towards Arab nations, indicating an attempt to strengthen the line of communication.

Libyan Lawmakers begin consultations on new government

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Libyan Lawmakers begin consultations on new government

Libyan lawmakers are meeting in Sirte to discuss a new government, amid accusations of bribery.

Lebanon could be next Middle East visit for Pope

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Lebanon could be next Middle East visit for Pope

On the way back to Rome from Iraq, Pope Francis hinted at reporters on board that he might travel to Lebanon in the future

US-convicted banker quits as Istanbul exchange chief

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US-convicted banker quits as Istanbul exchange chief

Mehmet Hakan Atilla resigned as the chief executive of the Istanbul stock exchange two years after having been released from prison for helping ...

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Flower protest in Paris for Iranian no-headscarf activist

During a protest organized by Amnesty International in Paris on International Women's Day, activists laid flowers near the Iranian Embassy to honour a detained Iranian activist.

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India to deport Rohingya Muslim refugees to military-ruled Myanmar

Local authorities in Jammu and Kashmir have been instructed to detain and deport Rohingya refugees.

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British MPs call on UAE to release 14 detainees

British MPs have given their names to a petition calling on the UAE to release 14 detainees who have served their time but remain in prison.

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Controversy after French professors accused of Islamophobia

A French student campaign against alleged Islamophobia from two teachers is being investigated because Paris thinks it is putting the teachers ...

Iraq pegs hopes on Pope's visit, but experts sceptical

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Iraq pegs hopes on Pope's visit, but experts sceptical

Despite the apparent success of the papal visit, experts doubt that Iraq will regain popularity in the world anytime soon

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France begins trial for Euro 2016 attack plot suspects

Seven suspected terrorists on trial in Paris after being arrested on the eve of the Euro 2016 competition

13,000 'single men' evicted from 'family neighbourhoods' in Sharjah

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13,000 'single men' evicted from 'family neighbourhoods' in Sharjah

Thousands of men, most of who are migrant workers, have been evicted from their homes, in some cases with little warning.

Coach Fatima Garsi opens Muslim gym in Canada

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Coach Fatima Garsi opens Muslim gym in Canada

A female fitness coach has made history for opening one of Canada's few women-only Muslim gyms.

Indian report says Iran behind bomb near Israeli embassy

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Indian report says Iran behind bomb near Israeli embassy

An Indian intelligence report claims a militant cell supported by Iran's Revolutionary Guards' Corps was behind the explosion.

Iran calls Pope's Iraq visit 'good' and 'constructive'

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Iran calls Pope's Iraq visit 'good' and 'constructive'

Iran's foreign ministry praised the pope's visit to Iraq, especially in regards to his meeting with Grand Ayatollah Ali Sistani, the country's ...

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After historic visit, Pope leaves Iraq for Rome

Pope Francis flew for Rome from Baghdad on Monday morning after a four-day historical papal visit in Iraq

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Egypt releases journalist arrested over coverage of detainee's death

Journalists Islam El-Kalhy and Hassan Al-Qabbani were released on Sunday after a respective six months and 1.5 years in pre-trial detention.

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Millionaire Saudi prince to buy French club

Prince Abdullah bin Mosaad, a Saudi millionaire, decided to buy the French Chateauroux second division club

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Myanmar military hires 'infamous' Israeli lobbyist to promote junta

Israeli-Canadian lobbyist Ari Ben-Menashe will also lobby the UAE and Saudi Arabia to help repatriate Rohingya Muslim refugees.

After massive delays, Israel starts vaccinating Palestinian workers

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After massive delays, Israel starts vaccinating Palestinian workers

Israel started vaccinated Palestinians working in the country and in the West Bank settlements after several delays

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Bashar and Asma Al-Assad test positive for Covid-19

Syria's president and his wife have confirmed that they tested positive for the coronavirus and will quarantine.

Oil prices surge after attack on Saudi oil site

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Oil prices surge after attack on Saudi oil site

Brent crude, the international standard, surpassed $70 per oil barrel for the first time in over a year following strikes on major oil ...

Jordan prime minister announces major government reshuffle

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Jordan prime minister announces major government reshuffle

Jordan has suffered economic hardships following the coronavirus crisis.

Lebanese blockade main roads demanding action over plunging pound

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Lebanese blockade main roads demanding action over plunging pound

In Lebanon, the economic situation has deeply worsened and protestors are cutting the country's main roads to ask for political action

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